- Associated Press - Saturday, September 6, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A judge from suburban Columbus has been charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence and hit skip after he was accused of driving into a city bus in the Arena District of Columbus.

Sixty-year-old Dean Wilson of Roseville was arrested Aug. 31, The Columbus Dispatch (https://bit.ly/ZcQOfF) reported. No one was injured.

Wilson is a Perry County municipal judge who has driven home the dangers of drunken driving by conducting trials for DUI suspects at a high school near Columbus.

He is accused of driving away after hitting the bus while changing lanes around 9:30 p.m. He was tracked by a police helicopter and pulled over on Interstate 70, the Dispatch reported. Wilson refused blood-alcohol and field sobriety tests.

Wilson’s attorney declined to comment on Saturday.


Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, https://www.dispatch.com

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